Solar-Powered Repeaters Help Michels Corporation Teams Stay Connected Across Remote Job Sites

Michels Corporation, the largest construction company in Wisconsin, is turning to BAYCOM to solve an all-too-common problem: Maintaining reliable communications across remote job sites. “Traditionally, if you wanted reliable two-way radio coverage in a remote location, you had to look for power. Who’s got the generator? Or who’s got a trailer with power? Then you’re...
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Construction

In-Vehicle, Push-to-talk Communications with Nationwide Coverage

Following the introduction of its portable TLK 100 last year, Motorola Solutions has introduced the TLK 150, a mobile radio with the same push-to-talk capability that runs on a cellular network, but that’s designed to be installed in or on a vehicle. The TLK 150 addresses a few of the challenges posed by handheld portable

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

COVID-19

In-Vehicle, Push-to-talk Communications with Nationwide Coverage

Following the introduction of its portable TLK 100 last year, Motorola Solutions has introduced the TLK 150, a mobile radio with the same push-to-talk capability that runs on a cellular network, but that’s designed to be installed in or on a vehicle. The TLK 150 addresses a few of the challenges posed by handheld portable

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

Remaining Vigilant: Our Continued Commitment to Protect Health & Well-Being

As the coronavirus pandemic maintains its grip on the U.S., we remain committed to taking steps to ensure the health and well-being of our communities, customers and employees. We continue to follow CDC guidelines, limit in-person interactions and have established (and are sharing with our customers) best practices for disinfecting communications equipment. “Our focus remains

The Case for ALPR on Campus

When automated license plate recognition (ALPR) technology was introduced in the 1990’s it was initially adopted by public safety departments to enhance their enforcement and investigative capabilities. Today, you’ll find the technology in toll plazas, airport parking structures and, increasingly, on school grounds and college campuses as leaders look for ways to enhance security, add

Safe Schools from Motorola Enhances Campus Safety Amid the “New Normal”

Right now, in school districts across the country, administrators are finalizing their plans for a re-imagined 2020-2021 school year. Will there be in-person learning? Modified schedules? Socially-distant classroom configurations? Each district is forging its own path to a new normal in the wake of COVID-19, and while the strategies may vary from one district or

Education

Educators: Grant Assistance Now Available for Video Security Projects

Our partners at Motorola/Avigilon are offering to help educators identify grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of video security projects. The free, customized assistance includes: Grant research Weekly (or even daily) alerts to federal, state, local and corporate grants that become available Free access to the grantfinder.com database Assistance with application process

In-Vehicle, Push-to-talk Communications with Nationwide Coverage

Following the introduction of its portable TLK 100 last year, Motorola Solutions has introduced the TLK 150, a mobile radio with the same push-to-talk capability that runs on a cellular network, but that’s designed to be installed in or on a vehicle. The TLK 150 addresses a few of the challenges posed by handheld portable

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

Remaining Vigilant: Our Continued Commitment to Protect Health & Well-Being

As the coronavirus pandemic maintains its grip on the U.S., we remain committed to taking steps to ensure the health and well-being of our communities, customers and employees. We continue to follow CDC guidelines, limit in-person interactions and have established (and are sharing with our customers) best practices for disinfecting communications equipment. “Our focus remains

The Case for ALPR on Campus

When automated license plate recognition (ALPR) technology was introduced in the 1990’s it was initially adopted by public safety departments to enhance their enforcement and investigative capabilities. Today, you’ll find the technology in toll plazas, airport parking structures and, increasingly, on school grounds and college campuses as leaders look for ways to enhance security, add

Safe Schools from Motorola Enhances Campus Safety Amid the “New Normal”

Right now, in school districts across the country, administrators are finalizing their plans for a re-imagined 2020-2021 school year. Will there be in-person learning? Modified schedules? Socially-distant classroom configurations? Each district is forging its own path to a new normal in the wake of COVID-19, and while the strategies may vary from one district or

Events & News

Educators: Grant Assistance Now Available for Video Security Projects

Our partners at Motorola/Avigilon are offering to help educators identify grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of video security projects. The free, customized assistance includes: Grant research Weekly (or even daily) alerts to federal, state, local and corporate grants that become available Free access to the grantfinder.com database Assistance with application process

Interest is Growing to Standardize Two-Way Radio Signal-Strength Testing and Coverage Requirements

Across Wisconsin’s most heavily populated county, there’s a movement afoot to increase the reliability of radio coverage for first responders within commercial buildings and large family dwellings. Currently, the 19 municipalities within Milwaukee County follow various (and often different) versions of The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72) code recommendations for first responder radio coverage,

In-Vehicle, Push-to-talk Communications with Nationwide Coverage

Following the introduction of its portable TLK 100 last year, Motorola Solutions has introduced the TLK 150, a mobile radio with the same push-to-talk capability that runs on a cellular network, but that’s designed to be installed in or on a vehicle. The TLK 150 addresses a few of the challenges posed by handheld portable

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

Fire & EMS

Why the Future of Public Safety Will Rely on Wireless Mesh Networks

November 17, 2020 | Written by Rajant Corp. Homeland Security, law enforcement, emergency management, first responders, physical security professionals, computer and IT security experts, firefighters; these and so many others play a critical role within the multi-faceted public safety sector. Despite the disparate nature of public safety threats, which range from the most serious of

Interest is Growing to Standardize Two-Way Radio Signal-Strength Testing and Coverage Requirements

Across Wisconsin’s most heavily populated county, there’s a movement afoot to increase the reliability of radio coverage for first responders within commercial buildings and large family dwellings. Currently, the 19 municipalities within Milwaukee County follow various (and often different) versions of The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72) code recommendations for first responder radio coverage,

Healthcare & Hospitals

Educators: Grant Assistance Now Available for Video Security Projects

Our partners at Motorola/Avigilon are offering to help educators identify grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of video security projects. The free, customized assistance includes: Grant research Weekly (or even daily) alerts to federal, state, local and corporate grants that become available Free access to the grantfinder.com database Assistance with application process

Interest is Growing to Standardize Two-Way Radio Signal-Strength Testing and Coverage Requirements

Across Wisconsin’s most heavily populated county, there’s a movement afoot to increase the reliability of radio coverage for first responders within commercial buildings and large family dwellings. Currently, the 19 municipalities within Milwaukee County follow various (and often different) versions of The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72) code recommendations for first responder radio coverage,

In-Vehicle, Push-to-talk Communications with Nationwide Coverage

Following the introduction of its portable TLK 100 last year, Motorola Solutions has introduced the TLK 150, a mobile radio with the same push-to-talk capability that runs on a cellular network, but that’s designed to be installed in or on a vehicle. The TLK 150 addresses a few of the challenges posed by handheld portable

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

Hotels & Hospitality

Educators: Grant Assistance Now Available for Video Security Projects

Our partners at Motorola/Avigilon are offering to help educators identify grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of video security projects. The free, customized assistance includes: Grant research Weekly (or even daily) alerts to federal, state, local and corporate grants that become available Free access to the grantfinder.com database Assistance with application process

Interest is Growing to Standardize Two-Way Radio Signal-Strength Testing and Coverage Requirements

Across Wisconsin’s most heavily populated county, there’s a movement afoot to increase the reliability of radio coverage for first responders within commercial buildings and large family dwellings. Currently, the 19 municipalities within Milwaukee County follow various (and often different) versions of The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72) code recommendations for first responder radio coverage,

In-Vehicle, Push-to-talk Communications with Nationwide Coverage

Following the introduction of its portable TLK 100 last year, Motorola Solutions has introduced the TLK 150, a mobile radio with the same push-to-talk capability that runs on a cellular network, but that’s designed to be installed in or on a vehicle. The TLK 150 addresses a few of the challenges posed by handheld portable

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Law Enforcement

Why the Future of Public Safety Will Rely on Wireless Mesh Networks

November 17, 2020 | Written by Rajant Corp. Homeland Security, law enforcement, emergency management, first responders, physical security professionals, computer and IT security experts, firefighters; these and so many others play a critical role within the multi-faceted public safety sector. Despite the disparate nature of public safety threats, which range from the most serious of

The Case for ALPR on Campus

When automated license plate recognition (ALPR) technology was introduced in the 1990’s it was initially adopted by public safety departments to enhance their enforcement and investigative capabilities. Today, you’ll find the technology in toll plazas, airport parking structures and, increasingly, on school grounds and college campuses as leaders look for ways to enhance security, add

Manufacturing

Educators: Grant Assistance Now Available for Video Security Projects

Our partners at Motorola/Avigilon are offering to help educators identify grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of video security projects. The free, customized assistance includes: Grant research Weekly (or even daily) alerts to federal, state, local and corporate grants that become available Free access to the grantfinder.com database Assistance with application process

In-Vehicle, Push-to-talk Communications with Nationwide Coverage

Following the introduction of its portable TLK 100 last year, Motorola Solutions has introduced the TLK 150, a mobile radio with the same push-to-talk capability that runs on a cellular network, but that’s designed to be installed in or on a vehicle. The TLK 150 addresses a few of the challenges posed by handheld portable

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

MKE DNC 2020

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Acqualina Resort Case Study

See how this high-end resort used the features of their Motorola radios to document, connect, and organize each department at the Acqualina hotel. The building acting, as a huge antenna, provides coverage not only for the building but for the surrounding areas. The cost savings that they achieved was only an extra benefit compared to the

Networks

Why the Future of Public Safety Will Rely on Wireless Mesh Networks

November 17, 2020 | Written by Rajant Corp. Homeland Security, law enforcement, emergency management, first responders, physical security professionals, computer and IT security experts, firefighters; these and so many others play a critical role within the multi-faceted public safety sector. Despite the disparate nature of public safety threats, which range from the most serious of

Rajant Kinetic Mesh Connects Dispersed Operations

Within the next few months, we’ll be celebrating the one-year anniversary of our acquisition of Infinity Wireless in Minneapolis-St. Paul, a move that has allowed us to expand our product offerings to better serve our customers. One of the most exciting new offerings is Rajant Kinetic Mesh, a network that connects geographically dispersed operations efficiently

The Rajant Kinetic Mesh® Network is Like a Cell Tower on Wheels

Today’s expansive industrial operations require robust connectivity everywhere. But cellular networks can’t truly meet these demands. That’s because cell towers are static. Move out of their range, and you’ve lost connectivity – as well as the critical data you need. But what if you could put that cell tower on wheels, and bring reliable connectivity

Network Drift.
It WILL Happen 100% of the Time.
Guaranteed.

No matter how well a wireless network is planned or how meticulously it is deployed, something will eventually happen over time to cause it to go adrift. From a need for increased capacity to power sources becoming undependable, changes to a wired network will occur. And unfortunately, there is no way around it. The “normal”

Panasonic

2019 FEMA Grant Application Period is Open

Need help obtaining critically needed equipment to protect and serve the public? Millions of dollars in grant money is available through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and

Report: Government & Public Safety Leaders Vow to Embrace Disruptive Technologies

To build smarter, safer, more sustainable cities and states, decision-makers in Government & Public Safety are acutely aware of the future value of advanced technologies. In a recent Panasonic survey of more than 400 technology decision-makers1 across 13 industries (including Government and Public Safety), more than half considered mobile devices, apps and commerce, the cloud

Could the Laptops and Tablets in Your Portfolio Pass the “Rugged” Tests?

In most commercial and public safety environments, laptops and tablets need to be rugged—withstanding drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high altitudes, water, and dust. But how durable are these devices, really? Have they earned the right to be called “rugged”? Back in the 1960s, the Department of Defense developed a series of tests, called MIL-STD-810G specifications,

Rentals

BAYCOM Partners with
Rhino Communication Rentals

In an effort to expand on our rental capacity and capabilities, we here at BAYCOM have joined forces with Rhino Communication Rentals. Rhino Communication Rentals is headquartered in Maple Grove, MN just outside the Twin Cities and specializes in two-way rental communication.  With over 50 years of combined experience in the industry, Rhino focuses on

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Tools and Solutions

Educators: Grant Assistance Now Available for Video Security Projects

Our partners at Motorola/Avigilon are offering to help educators identify grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of video security projects. The free, customized assistance includes: Grant research Weekly (or even daily) alerts to federal, state, local and corporate grants that become available Free access to the grantfinder.com database Assistance with application process

Interest is Growing to Standardize Two-Way Radio Signal-Strength Testing and Coverage Requirements

Across Wisconsin’s most heavily populated county, there’s a movement afoot to increase the reliability of radio coverage for first responders within commercial buildings and large family dwellings. Currently, the 19 municipalities within Milwaukee County follow various (and often different) versions of The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72) code recommendations for first responder radio coverage,

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

Transportation & Logistics

The Integration Platform that Enables Safer Environments

BAYCOM is now offering a Motorola Solutions platform that will enable organizations to take full advantage of the benefits of technology integration to enhance safety and address issues that have arisen during the coronavirus. BAYCOM Communications Consultant Aaron Mulkey cites the example of a Wisconsin manufacturer that is revising its workflow to better distance employees

Two-way radios help educators safely care for students with special needs

To better ensure the safety and security of the nation’s school children, districts are increasingly turning to two-way radios to facilitate communications between teachers, staff and public safety officers. With push-to-talk capability, two-way radios offer educators an instant and reliable means of communication in an emergency. They’re also a critical everyday tool for teachers and

University Solutions: License Plate Readers Debunk Parking Capacity Myth, Generate Revenue & Enhance Safety

At The University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, administrators recently took steps to investigate what they thought was a problem with parking lot capacity. “People were complaining about the lack of parking spaces, but the university had no real way to accurately track day-to-day availability,” said BAYCOM Communications Consultant Kate Premo. “So they installed automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel